Samuel Wilberforce
Samuel Wilberforce, FRS (7 September 1805 – 19 July 1873) was an English bishop in the Church of England, third son of William Wilberforce. Known as "Soapy Sam", Wilberforce was one of the greatest p...
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Leonard Wilson
John Leonard Wilson KCMG (23 November 1897 – 22 July 1970) was an Anglican bishop. He was Bishop of Singapore from 1941 to 1949 during the time of Japanese occupation and subsequently Dean of Manchest...
William Anderson (bishop of Salisbury)
William Louis Anderson DSC (11 February 1882 – 5 March 1972) was the Church of England Bishop of Portsmouth and then the Bishop of Salisbury. He also held what is believed to be the unique distinctio...
Wynne Willson
St John Basil Wynne Willson was an Anglican bishop in the first half of the 20th century. He was the Bishop of Bath and Wells from 1921 to 1937.He was born on 28 August 1868 and educated at Cheltenham...
Richard Willis (bishop)
Richard Willis (1664–1734) was an English bishop.
Willis was born in Ribbesford, Worcestershire, where his father was a tanner. He was educated at Bewdley Grammar School and Wadham College, Oxford...
Bishop of Birmingham
The Bishop of Birmingham heads the Church of England diocese of Birmingham, in the Province of Canterbury, in England.The diocese covers the North West of the historical county of Warwickshire and has...
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William Swayne
The Rt Rev William Shuckburgh Swayne, DD (1862–1941) was an eminent Anglican priest and author who served as Dean of Manchester then Bishop of Lincoln in the first half of the 20th century.Born in 18...
Frank Woods (bishop of Winchester)
Frank Theodore Woods (15 January 1874 – 27 February 1932), who latterly signed his name as Theodore Winton:, was Bishop of Peterborough from 1916 to 1923 before being translated to the see of Winchest...
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Robert Wright (bishop)
Robert Wright (1560-1643) was an English Bishop.
Wright was born of humble parentage in St Albans, Hertfordshire, in 1560, and probably attended the refounded free school there (now St Albans Scho...
Richard Smalbroke
Richard Smalbroke (1672–1749) was an English churchman, bishop of St Davids and then bishop of Coventry and Lichfield.
The son of Samuel Smalbroke (died 21 May 1701) of Rowington, Warwickshire, by...
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William of Northall
William of Northall (or William of Northolt) was a mediaeval Bishop of Worcester.
William was a clerk of Theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury and of Richard of Dover, also Archbishop of Cante...
Neil Campbell (bishop of the Isles)
Neil Campbell, M.A. (Scottish Gaelic: Niall Caimbeul) (c.1590–c.1643/47) was a Scottish clergyman who served in the Church of Scotland as the Bishop of the Isles from 1633 to 1638.The son of Neil ...
John Potter (bishop)
John Potter (c. 1674 – 10 October 1747) was Archbishop of Canterbury (1737-1747).
He was the son of a linen-draper at Wakefield, Yorkshire. At the age of fourteen he entered University College, Ox...
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William Barlow (bishop of Chichester)
William Barlow (Barlowe; alias Finch) (died 1568) was an English Augustinian prior turned bishop of four dioceses, a complex figure of the Protestant Reformation. Aspects of his life await scholarly c...
Frederick Cornwallis
Frederick Cornwallis (5 March 1713 – 19 March 1783) was Archbishop of Canterbury, and the twin brother of Edward Cornwallis.
Cornwallis was born in London, England, the seventh son of Charles Corn...
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Archibald Graham (bishop)
Archibald Graham (died 1702) was a Scottish prelate from the 17th century. From the Graham family of Kilbride, he became a Church of Scotland minister, and was parson of Rothesay before, in 1680, beco...
Ronald Williams (bishop)
Ronald Ralph Williams (1906–1979) was Bishop of Leicester from 1953 to 1979.He attended the Judd School in Tonbridge, Kent.He wrote The Perfect Law of Liberty: An Interpretation of Psalm 119.
John Waine
John Waine KCVO (born 20 June 1930) was Bishop of Chelmsford from 1986 to 1996; and previously Bishop of Saint Edmundsbury and Ipswich from 1978 to 1986, Bishop of Stafford, 1975–1978. He also served...
Thomas Bentham
Thomas Bentham (1513–1578), Bishop of Coventry, was a Protestant minister, one of the Marian exiles, who continued secretly ministering to an underground congregation in London. On his return to Engla...
Francis Jayne
Francis John Jayne (1 January 1845 – 23 August 1921) was a British bishop and academic. Born in Pant-y-beiliau, Llanelli, he was educated at Rugby School and Wadham College, Oxford. He took his ...
Tim Stevens
Timothy John "Tim" Stevens (born 31 December 1946) is a British Anglican bishop. He is the current Bishop of Leicester; it was announced on 18 November 2014 that Stevens is to retire on 11 July 2015....
Bertram Simpson (bishop)
Dr. Bertram Fitzgerald Simpson (25 Sep 1883 - 16 July 1971) was a prominent Anglican cleric who served over half a century in the Diocese of London as Suffragan Bishop of Kensington (1932 to 1942) and...
John Penny
John Penny (died 1520) was an English priest, successively Bishop of Bangor, 1504–1508, and Bishop of Carlisle, 1508–1520. He was also Prior to Bradley Priory 1503–1508.His education...
Harold Bradfield
Harold William Bradfield, DD, FKC, BD (20 September 1898 – 1 May 1960) was an Anglican clergyman who served as Bishop of Bath and Wells from 1946 to 1960.He was educated at Alleyn's School and K...
Edmund Pearce
The Rt. Rev. Edmund Courtenay Pearce was the inaugural Bishop of Derby from 1927 until his death in 1935. His brother Ernest was the Bishop of Worcester from 1919 to 1930.Born on 17 December 1870 and ...
Russell White (bishop)
Russell Berridge White was the inaugural Bishop of Tonbridge from 1959 to 1968.Born on 13 December 1896 he was educated at the City of Oxford School and (after wartime service with the Queen's Own O...
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Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
The Bishop of Saint Edmundsbury and Ipswich is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Saint Edmundsbury and Ipswich in the Province of Canterbury.The See has been vacant since 2013. The acti...
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Michael Whinney
Michael Humphrey Dickens Whinney is a Church of England bishop who served in two episcopal posts: he is also the great-great-grandson of Charles Dickens.He was born in Chelsea, London on 8 July 1930 a...